69th Edition of The Little Brown Jug
September 18, 2014
Little Brown Jug Society Adds Wording For Flexibility; Elects Carroll to LBJ Society
At this morning's annual meeting of the Little Brown Jug Society, the board approved wording to allow for future changes to the conditions to the Little Brown Jug and Jugette without the traditionial three year wait.
"We have had lengthy discussions regarding the future of the Little Brown Jug and the conditions of both events," noted Tom Wright, president of the LBJ Society. "So many things are changing in the state of Ohio and we want some additional time to consider what is the best path for our signature races. Today's change will allow for greater flexibility for future decisions."
In other action, the Board elected David Carroll of Powell, Ohio to the Little Brown Jug Society filling a vacant seat. Carroll is an attorney with Bailey Cavalieri LLC and has served as legal counsel for the LBJ Society and Delaware County Fair for a number of years.
The Jug Society also re-elected the slate of officers, Tom Wright (president), Phil Terry (vice president) and William Lowe (secretary).
When Carmel Dumpling steps onto the track for the $4,000 Signature Seris Final on Thursday he will be competing for the 438th time. The 12 year-old has 80 career wins and $263,700 in earnings. He is owned by Melissa LeVan of Woodstock, Ohio.
Morning Prayer Service Available Wednesday and Thursday
The Christian Harness Horseman’s Association will be holding a Morning Prayer service on Thursday (September 19) at 7:30 AM in the Jugette Barn. For more information please contact Chaplain Lee Alphen at (603) 401-7271.
Authors Available For Book Signing at USTA Tent
Authors Less Robert and Dan Kennedy will be signing copies of their fictional work "Win, Place, or Die" on Wednesday, September 18 at the New Vocations and USTA hospitality tent on the backstretch.
"Win, Place, or Die" is one in a series of mystery novels featuring Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich. The story is set at the fictional North Coast Downs, a harness track in Cleveland.
Roberts is the author of 17 mystery novels, as well as 11 other books of fiction. He is a native of Chicago, but now lives in Northeast Ohio.
Kennedy is a strategic business and marketing advisor and is the author of more than twenty business books. He was born, raised, and lives in the Cleveland area and is a harness driver at Northfield Park.